Nelson County, VA
BRML broke the news about Alexis Murphy’s disappearance from several days ago, as well as breaking more details along the way. Tuesday another step in the process took place as Randy Allen Taylor, charged with abduction in that case was in a Nelson court to face a judge, have a lawyer appointed, another court date set, and continued denial of bail.
Below the verbatim statement from Nelson Commonwealth Attorney Anthony Martin on that appearence:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: August 13, 2013
RE: Alexis Murphy case
FROM: ANTHONY MARTIN, COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY
An advisement hearing for Randy Allen Taylor, who is charged with abduction in the Alexis Murphy case, was held this afternoon in the Nelson County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court.
Judge Kenneth W. Farrar appointed P. Scott DeBruin of Lynchburg, Virginia, to represent Taylor on the abduction charge. Taylor’s next appearance, a preliminary hearing, will be held in the Nelson County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court on January 9, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.
The preliminary hearing will only determine whether there is probable cause to send the case to the Nelson County Circuit Court Grand Jury for trial.
Taylor remains held without bail at this time.
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